Opinions

Emotional labour, first identified by sociologist Arlie Hochschild, in her book The Managed Heart is defined as emotion regulation that creates a publicly visible facial…
Tony Abbott has confirmed that he will be contesting the seat of Warringah in the next election, and, if he wins, “continue to serve as…
So, here’s a thing. Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee are boycotting the Oscars. Pinkett Smith started the campaign on twitter At the Oscars...people of…
2015 has seen an enormous increase in discussion about family violence and violence against women. Predictably, the year has also seen a corresponding increase in…
Short answer hahahaNo. It’s a space opera, if you’re looking for social revolution in light entertainment, you’re looking in the wrong place. Having said that,…
I read a report the other day, which claimed that domestic violence costs Australia $21.7 billion dollars a year. Another analysis from last month said…
I had reason to be especially cross this week. This was in addition to the usual frustration about cars going through red lights as I…
Je-sus wept. Some utter pillock has decided that photoshopping bruises onto celebrity women is a good way to raise awareness of domestic violence. One of…
The tense relationship between ride-sharing company Uber and the taxi industry is about to heat up again, with news Uber could possibly become legal in…
Yesterday, in response to the terrorism tragedy in Paris, someone I know started posting tweets about various religious groups not being fanatical enough to commit…
There’s this thing that happens whenever I speak about or write about women’s issues. Things like dress codes, rape culture and sexism. I get the…
Want to voice an opinion on social media on a subject that’s topical and controversial? Then be prepared for a vicious backlash with criticism often…
Since 1993, I have tried to scratch the glass ceiling in advertising in Australia. I did everything right. I worked twice as hard as men.…
The internet has brought benefits undreamed of for most of human history. The ability to communicate instantly with anyone in the world, to share thoughts,…
.